"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
                     --Steven Wright

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.

Idioms:

  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.